Meet our Teachers
Dance School Lincoln
Charlotte Spratt, Principal
A.I.S.T.D, RAD RTS, PBT
Charlotte started dancing at the age of 3 at the Joanne Haylock School of Dance and at the age of 18 she was awarded a scholarship at Preston Dance College, achieving DDE teaching qualifications in ISTD Tap, Ballet and Modern alongside 3 years professional training. During her years of dancing she reached Advanced 1 Ballet, and Advanced 2 in Tap and Modern. Upon completion, she went on to perform abroad becoming Dance Captain. She then came back to Lincoln at has taught at the Joanne Haylock School of Dance since 2014. Charlotte then studied for and achieved her Royal Academy of Dance registered teachers status, as well as becoming a certified Progressing Ballet Technique teacher.
Miss Charlotte is ambitious and her passion for dance shines through her teaching with her energy and attention to detail.
R.A.D CBTS Student Teacher, British Gymnastics Coach
Trinity has been dancing at the Joanne Haylock School of Dance for 8 years, taking ballet and jazz lessons. She has achieved her Grade 8 RAD ballet exam with distinction and is presently training to sit the Advanced 1 RAD ballet exam. She is currently undertaking the RAD CBTS (Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies) course, due to qualify in October 2021.
Trinity has also previously been an associate of the Chantry Dance Company and is currently an associate of Julie Anne Clark’s Dance Vision Ballet Company. She has performed in group dances at Unite The Scene in Lincoln on multiple occasions and at dance festivals as the dance captain. Additionally, she performed at SOAR Street Dance Competition, where her group qualified for the European Championship competition..
Trinity plays classical piano and has performed at venues across Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. She is a BG (British Gymnastics) qualified WA (Woman’s Artistic) Level 2 gymnastics coach. Having coached from the age of 15, she has taught over 600 gymnasts, from recreational to international level and from the ages of 2-18. She is also BG qualified WA and MA (Men’s Artistic) gymnastics judge, having judged at competitions from recreational to international level (including disability competitions such as the Special Olympics), in venues as far as Milton Keynes.
Having completed her BSc with first class honours, in September 2021, Trinity will be starting her Masters Degree in Psychodynamics of Human Development in London.
Chloe started dancing at the Joanne Haylock School of Dance from the age of 5, training in Ballet, Tap, Modern and Jazz. She has recently graduated with a BA(Hons) in Drama. Her love of dance continued during her studies where she competed in competitions and gained the role of tap choreographer in the University Dance Society. Chloe also has a passion for musical theatre, undertaking roles such as Fantine in Les Miserables, Brooke in Legally Blonde and has been a senior dancer in many pantomimes at the Lincoln Drill Hall. Most recently she has been lucky enough to have the opportunity to be part of NYMT’s production of the Hunchback of Notre Dame at Manchester Cathedral.
She cannot wait to be back teaching, helping to extend her passion and love for dance.
Jenni studied dance at Joanne Haylock School of Dance and then trained at Midlands Academy of Dance and Drama gaining teaching qualifications in Ballet, Tap and Freestyle. After showcasing at The Criterion in London West End, Jenni went on to teach in Nottingham and Lincolnshire. She has choreographed for many shows and festivals, specialising in Streetdance, Hip Hop and Jazz. For many years Jenni has taught on the BTEC National Diploma in Dance at Lincoln College. Jenni has taught at Joanne Haylock’s School of Dance for 12 years and looks forward to the next 12.
A.I.S.T.D (dip), R.A.D Tch Dip, R.A.D RTS , N.B.S.Tch.Dip
Joanne trained locally at the Christine Orange School of Dance until the age of 16 , when she received a scholarship to attend the Northern Ballet School in Manchester. During her 3 years at the school she gained all her teaching qualifications and subsequently decided to pursue a career in teaching. After teaching aboard , she returned to England for a teaching post at the Kilburn School of Dance based in Northamptonshire.
In 1992 Joanne decided to come back to her hometown of Lincoln and pursue her dream of becoming principal of her own dance school.
Through her passion, ambition and expertise Joanne had had 4 students excepted into the world renowned Royal Ballet School with numerous students being accepted on to the Junior & Mid Associate schemes, as well as many other associate programmes, with many more gaining places at all the majors ballet & musical theatre schools and then watching them to progress to have amazing dance and teaching within the industry.
After seeing so many progress into TV work and the WestEnd Joanne decided to hang up her dancing shoes in December 2020 for a new career in education but is looking forward to coming back and covering lessons.